Otto Sundgot

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Otto Sundgot
Personal information
Full name Otto Sundgot
Date of birth (1951-02-23) 23 February 1951 (age 67)
Place of birth Norway
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1974 Hødd
1975–1976 Viking 29 (1)
1977–1988 Hødd
National team
Norway U18 6 (0)
Norway U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Otto Sundgot (born 23 February 1951) is a Norwegian former footballer.

Sundgot played for Hødd most of his career and scored 183 goal in 668 matches for the club. He is the second-most capped player at Hødd, only beaten by André Nevstad.[1] Sundgot was in 2012 voted the third best player in the history of Hødd, behind Kjetil Hasund and Nevstad.[2] Sundgot had a spell at Viking between 1975 and 1976, where he played 29 matches and scored 1 goal in the league,[3] and played as a centre-back when Viking won the league in 1975.[4]

Sundgot was not capped at senior level, but played six matches for the Norwegian U18 team, and one match for the under-21 team.[5]

He is the father of the footballers Ole Bjørn Sundgot and Arild Sundgot.[4]


  1. ^ "Adelskalender" (in Norwegian). IL Hødd. Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Eikrem, Allan (25 September 2012). "Hasund er tidenes Hødd-spiller" (in Norwegian). Sunnmørsposten. Archived from the original on 4 January 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Tidligere spillere, Otto Sundgot" (in Norwegian). Viking FK. Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Haavik, Yngve (19 June 2004). "Brødreduellen" (in Norwegian). Dagbladet. Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Landslagsspelarar" (in Norwegian). IL Hødd. Retrieved 2 November 2012.